CORONAVIRUS

To keep up to date with the latest information and advice on Coronavirus (COVID-19) please visit the Goverments web-site at  https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response or https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

Below are some useful links for people with specific health conditions but please note that the surgery has no control over the contents of these sites -

General NHS advice

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/   

Pituitary/ adrenal insufficiency (including steroid sick day rules)

https://www.endocrinology.org/news/item/14050/Coronavirus-advice-statement-for-patients-with-adrenal% 2fpituitary-insufficiency  

Underlying lung disease (British Lung Foundation)

https://www.blf.org.uk/support-for-you/coronavirus  

People with Asthma  https://www.asthma.org.uk/advice/triggers/coronavirus-covid-19/  

People with Diabetes https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.diabetes.org.uk/about_us/news/coronavirus%3famp​.

People affected by Stroke  https://www.stroke.org.uk/news/coronavirus-information-people-affected-stroke  

Pregnant women https://www.rcog.org.uk/en/guidelines-research-services/guidelines/coronavirus-pregnancy/covid-19-virusinfection-and-pregnancy/  

Children/young people T1 diabetes https://jdrf.org.uk/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-people-living-with-type-1-diabetes/  

People with Heart/circulatory disease https://www.bhf.org.uk/informationsupport/heart-matters-magazine/news/coronavirus-and-your-health  

Older people  https://www.ageuk.org.uk/information-advice/health-wellbeing/conditions-illnesses/coronavirus/#  

Young people with anxiety https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/what-to-do-if-you-re-anxious-about-coronavirus/  

Adults with anxiety https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/coronavirus-and-your-wellbeing/
 
People with Rheumatoid Arthritis https://www.nras.org.uk/news/coronavirus-what-we-know-so-far
 
People with cancer  https://breastcancernow.org/about-us/media/statements/advice-coronavirus-people-cancer
 
People with inflammatory bowel disease https://www.crohnsandcolitis.org.uk/news/updated-wuhan-novel-coronavirus-advice